Tulips in Istanbul

April 30th, 2012 § 1 comment


Every civilization has certain objects that represent its character. It is said that Turks brought tulip from Central Asia together with them.

In Istanbul during the Ottoman era, colourful lantern processions with tulips were organized every year. Poet couplets mentioned tulip, while painters, paper marbling artist, tile makers, engravers and marble sculptors worked tulip design.


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